Ritchie Sits in the Dirt King’s Throne at 141 Speedway

Maribel, WI - Justin Ritchie held off Brett Swedberg and Brad Mueller to win The Diamond 41, the crown jewel of the 2019 DiscountShopTowels.com Dirt Kings Late Model Tour at 141 Speedway. Ritchie made his first visit to the Mueller’s Sales & Service Victory Lane being crowned King and sitting in the King’s throne.

 

Justin Reed took the early lead in The Diamond 41 presented by Diamond Jim’s Motor Cars and led the first fourteen laps until Swedberg charged Reed on the inside. Swedberg continued to lead until the caution came out on lap 22.

 

On the restart, Swedberg pulled out to a straightaway wide margin over Ritchie, Reed, Mueller and Nick Anvelink. Caution slowed the field with just six laps remaining and Swedberg led the field to the green. Reed regained the lead on the restart going into turn two, followed by Ritchie, Swedberg and Mueller.

 

Ritchie took the lead with just two laps to go after battling to the inside of Reed. Ritchie also had to survived a green, white, checkered finish to pick up his first DiscountShopTowels.com Dirt Kings Late Model Tour win. Swedberg finished second, followed by Mueller, Troy Springborn, Reed, and Nick Anvelink.

 

The Diamond 41 Results:

P1: 70 - Justin Ritchie
P2: 3 - Brett Swedberg
P3: 89 - Brad Mueller
P4: 81 - Troy Springborn
P5: 11 - Justin Reed
P6: 15 - Nick Anvelink
P7: 74m - Mitch McGrath
P8: 03 - Kyle Raddant
P9: 7b - Tim Buhler
P10: 97 - Justin Schmidt
P11: 33e - Chris Engels
P12: 10p - Paul Parker
P13: 13 - David Jaeger
P14: 9 - Tom Naeyaert
P15: 20 - Joe Reuter
P16: 55 - Joe Bongiorno
P17: 33s - Ron Stroika
P18: 10s - Taylor Scheffler
P19: d7 - Jim Letizia
P20: 15ds - Donny Schatz
P21: 66 - Ron Berna
P22: 27 - Derek Janke

 

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Ritchie Sits in the Dirt King’s Throne at 141 Speedway